CRACKCast E091 – Pancreas

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 91 for the 8th Edition (Chapter 81 9th Edition), Pancreas. This chapter covers the various pathologies, diagnoses and treatments of the Pancreas. Shownotes – PDF Here Rosen’s in Perspective Pancreatitis is when the pancreas starts to auto-digest itself, usually because some spark (e.g. toxin) sets off an early activation of digestive enzymes. This causes a cascade of inflammation which leads to SIRS and possible intestinal bacterial …

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